Shapeways.com's Draw Your Own Earrings Sweepstakes challenges boomer babes to get creative and design a pair of earrings that truly expresses your personal style. Twenty-five winners will have their designs custom-made free in a variety of materials, first place in silver.
To enter, draw your creation and e-mail it to Shapeways by July 31. (No purchase needed). You can download an official sketch sheet, read sweepstakes rules, learn about other prizes and check out earring designs that have already been submitted at Draw Your Own Earrings.
Shapeways new "Draw Your Own Earrings" service allows anyone to design their own earrings and have them custom made at an affordable price (about $7 to $50, depending on material).
This may explain why Britney Spears lost custody of the kids.
Charlotte and I filed our damages claim with British Petroleum over a month ago. Boomers, it wasn't easy. BP makes you come up with YEARS of records just to recapture a dime of lost income.
You think the government is picky? Nah...send something to BP and I swear you'll hear Alice Cooper singing Welcome to my Nightmare while you wait on hold.
To file our claim we've dug through dusty boxes of even dustier tax returns. Rummaged through rental receipts. Burrowed for business licenses... We combed through so much old stuff that we probably crossed paths with that Indiana Jones-looking Egyptian guy from the History Channel.
Yeah, we dug THAT DEEP.
Then read the conclusion after the jump.
I know a lot of you enjoy garage sales and estate sales.
Hell, some of you LIVE for this stuff (yeah David, I'm talking about you).
Me? Not so much. I subscribe to the Boomer Brief Theory of Garage & Estate Sales: CRAP IS CRAP.
It doesn't matter if it comes from a garage sale or an estate sale (tomato/tomato) I've never believed that one person's trash is another person's treasure.
Charlotte kind of feels the same way. I mean, she'd rather spend her time shopping at Banana Republic and White House/Black Market than say...OUR NEIGHBOR'S GARAGE.
So, that's why I was surprised when she spotted a sign for an ESTATE SALE in our old neighborhood and decided we should definitely go.
Beyond the Boys of Summer: The Very Best of Roger Kahn may be the best book ever written for the Boomer sports fan.
Dark under-eye circles run in my family. Or so it seems because my younger sister Pam and I have searched many a shelf for ways to lighten the racoon-like patches under our eyes. That's why I was excited to try Hylexin, "the first product specifically developed for serious dark circles."
If you're a fan of fish-out-of-water stories there's a chance Did You Hear About the Morgans? will lure you in with its charm. Heck, it's got sweet little Sarah Jessica Parker and heartthrob Hugh Grant in the leads.
Down here in Texas, our child welfare laws are what you call "cutting edge". The video explains why...
It's no secret that British Petroleum and the Deep Water Horizon have officially KILLED summer for the Gulf Coast. With that grim image in mind, I figured it was time for us to file our claim.
Like millions of other people and businesses, we've been impacted by this disaster. We've owned a Gulf Coast beach home since 2004. In good years the house rents pretty well. In years with storms (never call 'em hurricanes) the resort business isn't as good - but it doesn't kill it entirely.
This BLACK DEATH called an oil spill is nothing like the other disasters we've weathered.
We've seen "storms" named Ivan, Dennis, Ike, Rita and the dreaded KATRINA. In every one of those years, the house generated a little money and we've done our part to stimulate the local economy.
It was like somebody was standing on the beach with a bullhorn screaming, "Run for your lives. There are sharks with lasers in the water and they all have diarrhea and they want to eat your children after they crap on them."
Underwear is not something I spend much time thinking about. I'm a middle-aged boxer guy. I like my cotton boxers. They're comfortable, durable and I wear 'em till they fall apart. It's a GUY THING.
Consider cooking an art? The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University in Dallas agrees. July 6-25, Meadows presents Foodjects: Design and the New Cuisine in Spain, a tabletop display of more than 100 imaginative Spanish cooking and dining implements.
As anyone who travels for a living will tell you, Up in the Air doesn't just capture the world of the business traveler. It nails it. Or, as Dan Jenkins might say, "It's dead solid perfect."